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Man's Wrapper (Akunitan)

A work made of wool, 2:2 broken twill weave; fulled; embroidered with rayon in chain stitches; two lengths joined.

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  • A work made of wool, 2:2 broken twill weave; fulled; embroidered with rayon in chain stitches; two lengths joined.

Date:

20th century

Artist:

Akan
Ghana

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Akan

Title

Man's Wrapper (Akunitan)

Place

Ghana (Object found in)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Made 1901–1986

Medium

Wool, 2:2 broken twill weave; fulled; embroidered with rayon in chain stitches; two lengths joined

Dimensions

211.7 × 342.2 cm (83 3/8 × 134 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David C. Ruttenberg

Reference Number

1986.1045

Extended information about this artwork

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